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Spécial Club Vintage 2012

Meunier par excellence

This vintage champagne, created exclusively for the Club Trésors de Champagne, is a rhapsody to the sweet, fruity crispness of Meunier, the signature of the grape variety of the Festigny vineyard.

Dosage

7g/L

MeunierFruity

100%

  • Bottled

    March 2013

  • Ageing

    7 years

  • Production

    3 600 bottles, 75 cl

  • Vinification

    Vinified in small, stainless steel vats
    Malolactic fermentation

2012 was an unprecedented year in the Champagne region. After long, consecutive episodes of rain in the spring, the month of August was exceptionally hot and sunny, ideal weather for healthy ripening.
To craft this Millésime Spécial Club 2012, we selected 5 of the best small plots in our village of Festigny for the particular richness of their Meunier grapes. These plots were harvested over 2 days (21st and 23rd September) to ensure that the desired ripeness was reached.

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Tasting

Eye : Golden with a luminous hue
Nose : Citrus fruit, fresh cherries, cocoa beans and honey
Palate : Rich, structured, full-bodied

Service

The Spécial Club should be savoured with fine, delicate dishes such as salmon marinated in grapefruit juice or sweet spicy pork tenderloin.

Ideal Serving Temperature : 9°C
Cellaring Potential : 7 years